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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.25
AKAM's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
57% of the 2124 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.63 vs. AKAM: 1.25 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.28   Max: No Debt
Current: 1.25

Equity to Asset 0.74
AKAM's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
83% of the 2059 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. AKAM: 0.74 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.73   Max: 0.94
Current: 0.74

-0.73
0.94
Interest Coverage 31.66
AKAM's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
55% of the 1337 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1027.44 vs. AKAM: 31.66 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.79   Max: 9999.99
Current: 31.66

4.79
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 7.86
M-Score: -3.17
WACC vs ROIC
14.43%
13.42%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 24.93
AKAM's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 2108 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.44 vs. AKAM: 24.93 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -89900   Max: 26.84
Current: 24.93

-89900
26.84
Net-margin (%) 17.00
AKAM's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 2108 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. AKAM: 17.00 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -90000   Max: 115.85
Current: 17

-90000
115.85
ROE (%) 12.01
AKAM's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 2038 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.71 vs. AKAM: 12.01 )
AKAM' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -201.15   Max: 131.65
Current: 12.01

-201.15
131.65
ROA (%) 9.16
AKAM's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 2132 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. AKAM: 9.16 )
AKAM' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -151.64   Max: 61.07
Current: 9.16

-151.64
61.07
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 72.01
AKAM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 2109 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 33.16 vs. AKAM: 72.01 )
AKAM' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1753.79   Max: 202.16
Current: 72.01

-1753.79
202.16
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 20.60
AKAM's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1682 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. AKAM: 20.60 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 114.9
Current: 20.6

0
114.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 17.50
AKAM's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1393 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. AKAM: 17.50 )
AKAM' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 12   Max: 775.6
Current: 17.5

12
775.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 19.80
AKAM's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. AKAM: 19.80 )
AKAM' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -70.8   Max: 678.5
Current: 19.8

-70.8
678.5
» AKAM's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

AKAM Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 929,401 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 660,015 sh (+232.01%)
RS Investment Management 199,600 sh (+86.02%)
PRIMECAP Management 82,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 277,497 sh (-29.56%)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,500 sh (-47.67%)
Ray Dalio 10,233 sh (-80.26%)
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Q2 2014

AKAM Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jeremy Grantham 152,400 sh (New)
John Hussman 100,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 224,200 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 264,802 sh (-4.57%)
RS Investment Management 165,500 sh (-17.08%)
Jim Simons 243,200 sh (-73.83%)
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Q3 2014

AKAM Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Ray Dalio 57,198 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,300 sh (New)
Jim Simons 378,000 sh (+55.43%)
John Hussman 150,000 sh (+50.00%)
Jeremy Grantham 197,592 sh (+29.65%)
Steven Cohen 280,800 sh (+25.25%)
RS Investment Management 166,000 sh (+0.30%)
Pioneer Investments 310,964 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2014

AKAM Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 80,000 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 15,596 sh (New)
John Hussman 150,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 307,990 sh (-0.96%)
Jeremy Grantham 192,982 sh (-2.33%)
RS Investment Management 162,000 sh (-2.41%)
Jim Simons 257,000 sh (-32.01%)
Ray Dalio 14,896 sh (-73.96%)
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Insider Trades

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 38.80
AKAM's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
74% of the 2306 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 58.20 vs. AKAM: 38.80 )
AKAM' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.85   Max: 758.7
Current: 38.8

6.85
758.7
Forward P/E 22.94
AKAM's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
80% of the 2306 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AKAM: 22.94 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 38.70
AKAM's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
76% of the 2306 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 61.90 vs. AKAM: 38.70 )
AKAM' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 6.89   Max: 872.5
Current: 38.7

6.89
872.5
P/B 4.31
AKAM's P/B is ranked higher than
59% of the 2306 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. AKAM: 4.31 )
AKAM' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.18   Max: 47.72
Current: 4.31

1.18
47.72
P/S 6.58
AKAM's P/S is ranked lower than
62% of the 2306 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.64 vs. AKAM: 6.58 )
AKAM' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.58   Max: 23.35
Current: 6.58

2.58
23.35
PFCF 37.92
AKAM's PFCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 2306 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 90.11 vs. AKAM: 37.92 )
AKAM' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.31   Max: 156.67
Current: 37.92

9.31
156.67
POCF 19.59
AKAM's POCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 2306 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 29.10 vs. AKAM: 19.59 )
AKAM' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 6.08   Max: 75.87
Current: 19.59

6.08
75.87
EV-to-EBIT 25.73
AKAM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
74% of the 2306 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 36.31 vs. AKAM: 25.73 )
AKAM' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 9   Max: 118.1
Current: 25.73

9
118.1
PEG 2.40
AKAM's PEG is ranked higher than
91% of the 2306 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AKAM: 2.40 )
AKAM' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 2.95
Current: 2.4

0.33
2.95
Shiller P/E 57.04
AKAM's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
77% of the 2306 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AKAM: 57.04 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 19.69   Max: 3862
Current: 57.04

19.69
3862
Current Ratio 3.78
AKAM's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 2089 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. AKAM: 3.78 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.75   Max: 14.68
Current: 3.78

1.75
14.68
Quick Ratio 3.78
AKAM's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 2089 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. AKAM: 3.78 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.75   Max: 14.68
Current: 3.78

1.75
14.68
Days Sales Outstanding 39.68
AKAM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
92% of the 2306 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 82.25 vs. AKAM: 39.68 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 37.12   Max: 145.41
Current: 39.68

37.12
145.41

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 61.46
AKAM's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 2306 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AKAM: 61.46 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 6.14   Max: 119.14
Current: 61.46

6.14
119.14
Price/Tangible Book 7.20
AKAM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
65% of the 2306 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 8.90 vs. AKAM: 7.20 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.2   Max: 107.77
Current: 7.2

2.2
107.77
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.92
AKAM's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
80% of the 2306 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 11.60 vs. AKAM: 1.92 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 17.03
Current: 1.92

1.1
17.03
Price/Median PS Value 0.99
AKAM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
79% of the 2306 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. AKAM: 0.99 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 409.53
Current: 0.99

0.2
409.53
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.36
AKAM's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 2306 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AKAM: 2.36 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 8.99
Current: 2.36

0.77
8.99
Price/Graham Number 3.49
AKAM's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
77% of the 2306 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 25.80 vs. AKAM: 3.49 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.39   Max: 9.02
Current: 3.49

1.39
9.02
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.90
AKAM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
70% of the 2109 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. AKAM: 3.90 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 11.1
Current: 3.9

0.8
11.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 18.66
AKAM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1112 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 12.98 vs. AKAM: 18.66 )
AKAM' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -11.2   Max: 63.1
Current: 18.66

-11.2
63.1

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
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Traded in other countries:AK3.Germany,
Akamai Technologies Inc was incorporated in Delaware in 1998. The Company provides cloud services for delivering, optimizing and securing online content and business applications. Its solutions are designed to businesses, government agencies and other enterprises enhance their revenue streams and reduce costs by maximizing the performance of their online businesses. Its solutions range from delivery of conventional content on websites, to tools that support the delivery and operation of cloud-based applications, to live and on-demand streaming video capabilities all designed to help its customers interact with people accessing the Internet from myriad devices. The Companys Media Delivery Solutions are designed to enable enterprises to execute digital media and software distribution strategies by improving the end-user experience and reducing the cost of Internet-related infrastructure. Its media experience suite is made up of three key elements designed to provide superior quality viewing experiences Media Workflow, Delivery and Storage and Media Analytics. Its Web Application Accelerator service is designed to improve the performance of Web-based applications through a combination of dynamic caching, routing and connection optimization, and compression of content. Its customers include Apple, Autodesk, BMW,ebay, EMC, Panasonic, FedEx, Red Hat, Salesforce.com, Standard Chartered Bank, Turner Sports and Unilever. The Company's sales and service professionals are located in more than 50 offices in the United States, Europe and Asia. The Company competes primarily with companies offering products and services that address Internet performance problems, including companies that provide Internet content delivery and hosting services, streaming content delivery services and equipment-based solutions to Internet performance problems, such as load balancers and server switches.
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